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Vatican invites Protestant, Orthodox theologians to debate Petrine primacy at St. Peter’s

Vatican invites Protestant, Orthodox theologians to debate...

Sculpture of St. Peter outside of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican / Unsplash...

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Catholic doctor criticizes Pontifical Academy for Life’s appointing of abortion advocates

Catholic doctor criticizes Pontifical Academy for Life’s...

Dr. José María Simón Castellví / Credit: FIAMC Denver Newsroom, Oct 19, 2022 / 18:00...

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Benedict XVI reflects on Vatican II in new letter

Benedict XVI reflects on Vatican II in new letter

Pope emeritus Benedict XVI. / Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk. Washington, D.C. Newsroom,...

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World Mission Day 2022: Key figures and notable anniversaries

World Mission Day 2022: Key figures and notable anniversaries

The beatification of Pauline Jaricot in Lyon, France, on May 22, 2022. / Twitter...

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An expert answers 6 common reasons for not going to confession

An expert answers 6 common reasons for not going to confession

null / Quisquilia/Shutterstock Vatican City, Oct 22, 2022 / 04:00 am (CNA). “If...

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Vatican renews China deal for second time

Vatican renews China deal for second time

Pilgrims wave a Chinese flag at the general audience with Pope Francis, Oct. 12,...

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Pope Francis: ‘It is good to adore in silence before the Most Blessed Sacrament’

Pope Francis: ‘It is good to adore in silence before the...

Eucharistic adoration following Pope Francis' Corpus Christi Mass on June 14, 2020....

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Fatima, Vatican II, and the world’s consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Fatima, Vatican II, and the world’s consecration to the...

Bishops at the Second Vatican Council. / Lothar Wolleh/wikimedia. CC BY SA 3.0 Rome...

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Pope Francis warns of the danger of ‘spiritual arrogance’

Pope Francis warns of the danger of ‘spiritual arrogance’

Pope Francis delivers the Angelus address on Oct. 23, 2022. / Vatican Media Vatican...

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Pope Francis announces that World Youth Day registration is open

Pope Francis announces that World Youth Day registration...

Pope Francis invited young people from Portugal to join him in the window of the...

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Pope Francis prays for Italy as Giorgia Meloni becomes first female prime minister

Pope Francis prays for Italy as Giorgia Meloni becomes...

Giorgia Meloni, leader of the Fratelli d'Italia (Brothers of Italy), speaks at a...

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Pope Francis meets French President Emmanuel Macron

Pope Francis meets French President Emmanuel Macron

Pope Francis and Emmanuel Macron at the Vatican, Oct 24, 2022 / Vatican Media CNA...

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Priest who escaped Vietnam in 1975 named auxiliary bishop of Atlanta

Priest who escaped Vietnam in 1975 named auxiliary bishop...

Bishop-elect John-Nhan Tran / Photo courtesy of Archdiocese of Atlanta Rome Newsroom,...

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Cardinal Tagle defends Vatican-China deal

Cardinal Tagle defends Vatican-China deal

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle speaking at the Vatican on Oct. 21, 2021. / Daniel Ibáñez/CNA....

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Analysis: Vatican ‘trial of the century’ prepares for hearing of ‘super-witness’

Analysis: Vatican ‘trial of the century’ prepares for hearing...

A hearing in the Vatican finance trial on May 20, 2022. / Vatican Media. Vatican...

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Cardinal Hollerich: Church blessings for same-sex unions not a settled matter

Cardinal Hollerich: Church blessings for same-sex unions...

Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, S.J., Archbishop of Luxembourg, speaks at a Vatican...

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Is new Pontifical Academy of Life appointee pro-abortion? She won’t say

Is new Pontifical Academy of Life appointee pro-abortion?...

Sheila Dinotshe Tlou, a nurse and professor of nursing education from Botswana,...

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‘Lazy, tepid, sad’: Pope Francis explains how desolation can be turned to good

‘Lazy, tepid, sad’: Pope Francis explains how desolation...

Pope Francis arriving for the general audience on St. Peter's Square, Oct. 26, 2022...

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Pope Francis warns seminarians that the vice of pornography ‘weakens the soul’

Pope Francis warns seminarians that the vice of pornography...

Pope Francis speaking to seminarians at the Vatican, Oct. 26, 2022 / Vatican media...

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Analysis: The diplomatic principles behind the Vatican’s agreement with China

Analysis: The diplomatic principles behind the Vatican’s...

A Vatican delegation sent to China between Aug. 28 and Sept. 2, 2022, visited 92-year-old...